These dining disasters are turning into hovels for the homeless, giant garbage dumps, and traffic-blocking storage sheds.
Outdoor dining structures that were once meant to pump life into the struggling restaurant industry during the COVID-19 pandemic are now standing abandoned after the eateries have shuttered, or refocused on indoor dining.
Three forsaken al fresco setups sat until recently on just a single previously busy block of LaGuardia Place in Greenwich Village between Houston and Bleecker Streets.
One graffiti-covered outdoor hut belonged to Bosie, a French restaurant that served afternoon tea and whose doors have been padlocked since August. It was removed only late last month.
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